9 Must-Have Style Basics for a Fashiontastic Summer ...


Must-have style basics are go-to pieces that will anchor your wardrobe for wear with anything, anytime and anywhere versatility.

In the warmer months, just a few staple garments, the right accessories and mix and match footwear can leave you dressed-to-impress no matter what the occasion.

With the season well underway, it’s time to throw open those closets and get started: classic style basics for summer, you're on.2

1. Chic Sunglasses

Chic Sunglasses

There are natural accessories for each time of year, and with sunshine and blue sky as far as the eye can see, it is all about chic sunglasses as we focus on summer fashion favorites.

Stylish and functional, the right sunglasses can be the perfect complement to your face shape, hair and complexion coloring, outfit and lifestyle, while shielding your eyes from the bright rays.

Designer sunnies are a chic investment, though less expensive pairs can be a fun way to try new colors, trends or statement styles.

2. A White Top

A White Top

A signature piece in my own wardrobe, the white top is as easy to wear as it is fashionable.

Opt for a variation of the classic button-down for a preppy or conservative look, a crisp white camisole or t-shirt for underdone style, or a textured version in lace or eyelet for a feminine twist.

Find your favorite and then have fun with the blank canvas: throw it on with colored skirts, shorts and pants;

tuck it or leave it loose;

knot it over printed dresses for an extra layer;2

add a bright necklace;

or pair with white bottoms for an ultra-fresh monochromatic look.

3. Versatile Sandals

Versatile Sandals

Summertime is the ideal opportunity to get outside, savor the good weather and soak in the long days.2

One of the must-have style basics to ensure you are taking advantage of every beautiful minute of it head to pedicured toe is the versatile sandal.

As a flawless finish for the majority of your casual looks, the sandal should be neutral and timeless in design.

Opt for a color that works with the core of your wardrobe (black, white or blush are often great choices) and balances visual appeal with comfort for everyday, long-wear, fashionable adventuring.

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